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Evening Update: Today's headlines from The Straits Times on March 9

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine can produce antibodies, immune cells 12 days after first dose: Study

The study was done by researchers from the Singapore General Hospital and the Duke-NUS Medical School.

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Connect @ Changi, dedicated business meeting facility, receives first batch of guests

They come from Germany, France, Indonesia, Japan and the United Arab Emirates.

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Patients unable to book treatments at Novu Aesthetics clinics; 35 complaints filed

Two of its six clinics, at Raffles City and Northpoint mall, have closed.

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Twelve Cupcakes wages case: Co-founder Jaime Teo fined $65,000 for role in underpaying staff

She had pleaded guilty to 10 charges under the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act.

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Student who tested positive for Covid-19 after returning from UK on trial for breaching SHN

Before heading home, she purportedly ate at a foodcourt with her parents and later lied about her travel history.

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Cleaner jailed 33 years for sexually assaulting all 3 daughters

The 55-year-old man began targeting each daughter when they turned 11 or 12 years old.

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Trapped Myanmar protesters allowed to leave amid international alarm

Overnight, Myanmar security forces cornered hundreds of young protesters and threatened to hunt for them door to door.

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Johor hopes Covid-19 vaccination drives in S’pore and Malaysia will enable border to reopen

Johor had made the “necessary preparations” and was ready to receive travellers from Singapore.

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Britain’s royals silent as ‘Megxit’ crisis rages after bombshell interview

The Queen wanted to take some time before the palace issued a response, a royal source said.

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Historical St Matthew’s church, kindergarten to be restored as part of police complex

It is believed to be the first such project here.

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